am now working as a volunteer environmental consultant for a charity hospital in san juan city. details of w/c follows:
St. Martin De Porres Charity Hospital (SMPCH) is a health care service provider that provides free & affordable medical services to its constituents all over the Philippines. SMPCH is a Tertiary Hospital established in September 27, 1959. It is situated in a Three Thousand Two Hundred Sixty Nine square meter (3,269 m2) lot & has an approximate total floor area of Nine Thousand Five Hundred Thirty One square meters (9,531 m2). The Parish Priest of Corporacion De Padres Dominicos (a non-profit, non-stock corporation) owns the lot.
will try 2improve the environmental performance of tis charity hospital starting tis month….i’m not a prayerful person so tis my way of praying in a way….
one thing that struck my attention during a walk-through audit was the way they handle sharps/needles. see pictures bellow.
sharps r being collected inside empty water bottles.
syringes r likewise placed inside same kind of containers.
some sharps r placed in empty plastic gallon containers.
d best way 2manage sharps s 2separate dem fr syringes at source den contain dem in a tamper proof, puncture resistant & leak proof container…safe 4d medical practitioner as well as to other pple down d line until its proper treatment or disposal…tis s wer d yellowone needle cap comes in: https://resourceefficiency.wordpress.com/2010/11/26/safe-needle-disposal/ also check out:
d yellowone needle cap was invented by ms han pham – a very ingenious designer indeed!….one of my personal heroes!